Step 1: Invite your family memebers to install this application together with you.
Step 2: Click "+" button to add new family member from contact list.
Step 3: Click "SMS location" button to send your location to the selected family memeber.
To update your current location to selected Family memebers(close contacts) via SMS. After you click "SMS Location" button, a SMS (with your location) will be sent out to the selected family member. On receiving your SMS, the application will be started on your family member's phone to display your location.
User privacy is a big hurdle for Location Base System (LBS) applications. However, there are still needs within close contacts to find out where the beloved are. This application relies on SMS to report your location to your close contact. It can also detect your location even GPS is not on, if your service provider support LBS.
I develop this application to keep in touch with my wife. As she complained not knowning where I am. This save my time to type SMS from time to time. After using it, I feel it is very good, personally :)
Known issue: It may report your pervious location if your current one is not detectable.
Keyword: geo SMS, location update, LBS, family link, location based service, map view with location;